Winter concert is a success

Brooke Weiss ('10)/ Eastside News/ Features Editor

On Tuesday, December 16, East’s vocal department and orchestra performed in the Winter Concert. Many groups sang or played winter-themed songs to match the season.

Each group performed the following pieces:

Celebrations:
“Gypsy Dance,” “Steppin’ Out With Rudolph,” and “Ukranian Bell Carol”

Concert Choir:
“Dust in the Wind,” “Dreams of Thee,” and “Chindia”

Vocal Workshop:
“True Light,” “Domine Fili Unigenite from Gloria,” “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough”

String Orchestra:
“Concerto in D Major, First Movement,” “Orange Jam,” “Fiddle Fever” \

Chansons:
“Turkish March,” “Shenandoah,” “Hotaru Koi”

Hotaru Koi stunned the audience by performing with pin lights in the darkened auditorium.

East Singers:
“The Water is Wide,” “Salseo,” “Witness”

Witness, an a capella piece, was sung in 8 different parts.

Symphony Orchestra:
“Cavalleria Rusticana,” “Symphony No.4, Opus 90”

Madrigals:
“God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen,” “Greensleeves,” “We Wish You a Merry Christmas”

Belles of East:
“House at Pooh Corner,” “Silver Bells,” “Winter Wonderland”

Casual Harmony:
“I Wish I Was Single Again,” “White Christmas,” “Happy Together”

For the grand finale, the entire vocal department sand along with the orchestra to “The Hallelujah Chorus” and “Shalom.”

“The night was enjoyed by all!” wrote Mrs. Lausi